Runaway Train: Youth With Emotional Disturbance (Youth With Special Needs)

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Tells the story of Sheila, a high school student suffering from severe emotional disturbance, and her attempts to cope by venting her rage, cutting herself, and starving herself before getting the help she needs to begin to recover.

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Grade 7 Up–This book combines a fictional account of a teenager's struggle with emotional disturbance with factual sections that examine and explain her behavior. Sheila's uncontrollable emotions lead her down a dark and dangerous path to destruction. Her angry outbursts, dark poetry, self-mutilation, and social withdrawal are all visible signs that she is in trouble. Her friendship with Trent, an even more disturbed individual, is indicative of her inability to find healthy peer relationships. Her downward spiral ends in crisis, following Trent's suicide. Intervention by her father, a new friend, and school personnel results in a multisystemic approach to recovery. Chapters of Sheila's story begin with a quotation and are followed by several pages of theoretical background about the causes of emotional disturbance. Factors such as family functioning, personality, peer relationships, and experiences at school are covered. Various manifestations of this condition are discussed, illuminating the wide range of symptoms. Full-color photographs enhance the content. Adolescents can use the information contained herein to understand the difference between normal teenage angst and problems requiring professional help.–Sharon A. Neal, Immaculata University, PA
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